Retro Rockets
Vintage 60's and early 70's supermodifieds

Feature Page - Nolan Johncock

From various Oswego Classic programs and thanks to Jerry Vogel...
Picture File Nolan58.jpg Nolan Johncock (at the Speedrome?), 1958.
Picture File NJ64-1.jpg Nolan Johncock, from Hastings Michigan, wins a rain delayed 1964 Oswego Classic. Here, Dick Stuart and Dizzy Dean from Wheelspin News (right) present him the victors trophy. Of all the pictures I have seen of Nolan, he is never smiling, think I see... yup...a little bitty smile there!
Picture File NJ65-1.jpg Nolan Johncock, 1965.
(Below - A Ray's racing photo)
Picture File NolanJohncock65.jpg Max Dowker built this classic supermodified. This is the ride that Nolan won the '64 classic in, although this picture was taken by Ray Rogers at the Speedrome in Grand Rapids.

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